See also: Kula, kulą, kuła, kúla, küla, külä, and kylä

EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From a South Slavic language, from Turkish kule, from Persian قله(qolle), from Arabic قُلَّة(qulla, pinnacle, zenith).

NounEdit

kula (plural kulas)

  1. A tower, turret or a steeple on the Balkans erected during the period of Ottoman domination on the area.
    • 1867, Georgina Mary Muir Mackenzie, Lady Georgina Mary Muir Sebright, Mackenzie Sebright, Adeline Paulina Irby, Travels in the Slavonic Provinces of Turkey-in-Europe, p. 107:
      Instead of the haïdooks, their next of kin, the zaptiés now hold a kula on the highest point of the pass; here one pauses to rest after scrambling up the vile Turkish road on one side of the ravine, and before scrambling down the vile Turkish road on the other.
    • 1998, Adil Zulfikarpašić, Milovan Djilas, Nadežda Gaće, The Bosniak, p.5:
      The most important kulas of the Čengić-begs are those in Zagorje, in Rataji and the River Odžak near Ustikolina.
    • 1998, Miranda Vickers, Between Serb and Albanian, p. 111:
      The kulas were indeed like fortresses, with as many as twenty 'guns', ie. adult men ready to fight.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

kula (uncountable)

  1. A ceremonial exchange system conducted in the Milne Bay Province of Papua New Guinea, involving the exchange of bracelets and necklaces, and linked to political authority.

AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

NounEdit

kula

  1. glue; or any sticky adhesive substance

NounEdit

kula

VerbEdit

kula

  1. to glue; to join or attach something using glue

HawaiianEdit

NounEdit

kula

  1. field, open area
    kula mauʻu
    meadow, field of grass
  2. school

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkulɒ]
  • Hyphenation: ku‧la

NounEdit

kula (plural kulák)

  1. (slang) shit

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative kula kulák
accusative kulát kulákat
dative kulának kuláknak
instrumental kulával kulákkal
causal-final kuláért kulákért
translative kulává kulákká
terminative kuláig kulákig
essive-formal kulaként kulákként
essive-modal
inessive kulában kulákban
superessive kulán kulákon
adessive kulánál kuláknál
illative kulába kulákba
sublative kulára kulákra
allative kulához kulákhoz
elative kulából kulákból
delative kuláról kulákról
ablative kulától kuláktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
kuláé kuláké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
kuláéi kulákéi
Possessive forms of kula
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. kulám kuláim
2nd person sing. kulád kuláid
3rd person sing. kulája kulái
1st person plural kulánk kuláink
2nd person plural kulátok kuláitok
3rd person plural kulájuk kuláik

JavaneseEdit

PronounEdit

kula

  1. (polite) I

LinduEdit

NounEdit

kula

  1. ginger

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Javanese ꦏꦸꦭ (kula).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kula (plural kula-kula, informal 1st possessive kulaku, impolite 2nd possessive kulamu, 3rd possessive kulanya)

  1. (Java) slave

PronounEdit

kula

  1. (Java, possibly obsolete) I (me, my)

SynonymsEdit


NgarrindjeriEdit

NounEdit

kula

  1. male she oak tree.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

kula f

  1. definite feminine singular of kule

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

kula f

  1. definite singular of kule

PaliEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

kula ?

  1. clan, caste, family

PolishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈku.la/
  • (file)

NounEdit

kula f (diminutive kulka)

  1. ball (spherical object)
  2. (mathematics, geometry, topology) ball
  3. bullet
  4. crutch
    chodzić o kulachto walk on crutches
  5. (sports) shot (the heavy iron ball)
    pchnięcie kuląshot put

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • kula in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • kula in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish قله(kulle) (Turkish kule), from Persian قله(qolle), from Arabic قُلَّة(qulla, pinnacle, zenith).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kǔːla/
  • Hyphenation: ku‧la

NounEdit

kúla f (Cyrillic spelling ку́ла)

  1. tower
  2. turret
  3. steeple
  4. castle
  5. (chess) rook

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Serbo-Croatian · šahovske figure / шаховске фигуре (layout · text)
           
kralj
краљ
dama, kraljica
дама, краљица
top, kula
топ, кула
lovac, trkač, laufer
ловац, тркач, лауфер
skakač, konj
скакач, коњ
pješak, pešak, pion, pijun
пјешак, пешак, пион, пијун

SothoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Swahili -ugua.

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VerbEdit

kula

  1. to be sick/ill

SwahiliEdit

VerbEdit

kula (verbal noun of the ku class)

  1. infinitive of -la

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kula c

  1. a small ball made of earthenware, glass (marble) or a similar hard material; marble: spela kula; of steel in a ball bearing; sphere; testicle, often in the compound pungkula
  2. bullet
    En kula träffade honom rakt i tinningen.
    A bullet hit him right in the temple.
  3. (slang, chiefly in the plural) money
    Jag har tjänat massa kulor med den här bilen.
    I've made tons of cash with this car.
  4. (heraldry) roundel

DeclensionEdit

Declension of kula 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kula kulan kulor kulorna
Genitive kulas kulans kulors kulornas

Derived termsEdit


TagalogEdit

VerbEdit

kula

  1. to dry under the sun

TurkishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kʊˈla/
  • Hyphenation: ku‧la

NounEdit

kula

  1. accusative singular of kul